Green Dot’s Terratek® Flex as an Impact Modifier for PLA

Green Dot Bioplastics finds that Terratek® Flex provides a significant increase in impact strength and elongation without compromising the compostability of PLA Polylactic acid (PLA) is a renewable thermoplastic polyester derived from cornstarch, sugarcane or tapioca roots.  The global availability of feedstocks and the (relatively) cost competitive position to petroleum-based plastics has made PLA one […]

The utility of starch-based plastics

Starch-based plastics are a common material for injection molding or extrusion. The Green Dot Bioplastics team can work to customize a specialized material for various applications.

Green Dot Bioplastics develops a compostable material for a horticultural pot

Green Dot Bioplastics worked with SelfEco, LLC to develop a material for compostable horticultural pots.

Injection molders who have made bioplastics work

Learn how the relationship between injection molders and bioplastics has changed.

What growth in bioplastics industry means for investors and the economy

The plastics industry is changing. Forecasts are predicting bioplastics will see tremendous growth over the next decade and now is an ideal moment for investors to start looking at bioplastics manufacturers. Over the past few years, large plastic companies have become interested in having a more sustainable option to offer companies and consumers, similar to […]

New eco-friendly toys up for environmental award

We collaborated with BeginAgain to create a new, nearly 100% bio-based line of toys licensed by John Deere. The John Deere EcoRigs were recently named to a shortlist for the Bio-based Product of the Year Award, to be presented at the Bio-Based Live conference in San Diego.

What to expect from our R&D capabilities

Our R&D capabilities enable us to custom formulate biocomposites specifically for your applications. The formulated biocomposite will not only meet performance requirements, but is scalable for any sized manufacturing processes.

Bioplastics role in the New Plastic Economy

Bioplastics will be a major component in the New Plastic Economy. For plastics to thrive without harmful waste and negative environmental impact, a switch from a linear economy to circular economy is paramount.

Green Dot Bioplastics Introduces Terratek® Biocomposites Made with More Than 90% Renewable Feedstocks

Company leaders are always seeking new materials to meet the growing consumer demand for more sustainable plastic products. For years, Green Dot has worked with plastics manufacturers and product designers to make products that help consumers contribute to a more sustainable world.

Green Dot Bioplastics introduces new biodegradable plastic for horticultural applications

Green Dot Bioplastics has developed a new biodegradable biocomposite for horticultural applications made from reclaimed biobased feedstocks.